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Pre-University Summer School in the USA

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The Pre-University Summer School in the USA gives rising juniors and seniors a unique taste of the British college experience while attending classes in the New York metro area. 

Students choose between two undergraduate classes taught by faculty who are leaders in their fields. They are introduced to the British way of teaching and learning, and attend a special session on the British college application process. It is a commuter programme and will run from 7 - 18 August 2017.

What can I study?

Students choose one of the following classes:


The programme will take place at our partner school Brooklyn Friends School, Brooklyn, New York.

Entry criteria

To apply to this programme students will need to provide:

  • High school transcript
  • Personal statement
  • Reference letter from current school
  • All successful applicants will be required to sign a student code of conduct and supply a consent note signed by their parent / legal guardian


£1,660 (approximately $2,000) which include tuition, relevant class excursions and a certificate of attendance.

Full and partial scholarships are available for students at Brooklyn Friends School. Deadline to apply is June 15 2017. Details can be found here.

How to apply

Applications should be made online through King's Apply - our online application portal. We recommend you follow the application guidelines to help you submit your application successfully.

The application deadline is 23 June 2017, however early application is strongly advised. There is a limited number of spaces available in each class. Applicants who meet the entry criteria will be offered a place on a first come, first serve basis. Please note that applications will not be processed until all documentation has been provided. Participation is confirmed only after the programme fee has been paid in full.

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Next steps

View a prospectus

Learn more about the degree programmes on offer at King's. Download or view a prospectus in PDF format.

Undergraduate prospectus

Postgraduate guide